Learn about the LSAT


What’s a good LSAT score? 

The LSAT is scored on a 120-180 scale. The average LSAT score is about a 151. This relatively small range of scores means that small improvements in performance can increase your score and percentile ranking quite a bit. Sometimes, a one point increase in your score can boost your percentile ranking by as many as 5 points.


What’s tested on the LSAT?

The LSAT, at its core, is a test of your ability to manipulate language in a logical way within a limited amount of time. It is a test of skill, not content. You parse arguments, you rip apart and reconstruct language, and you don’t take any statement for granted. The Four Core Skills essential to LSAT success are all reflections of this.


When should I take the LSAT?

Here are the basics. The LSAT is given six times a year in February, June, July, September, November, and December. Each test is composed on the same types of questions, the same types of sections and either 100 or 101 questions–or in the rare case of December 2010, 102. The seats are filled with talented, capable people who want to get into law school.

LSAT Study Plan: 30 Days

In order to study for the LSAT in a month and see a significant score improvement, you will need to use your time very efficiently. Maybe you registered for the test one month ago and got caught up in work, school, family, or other fun. Or maybe you just made the decision to apply to law school and are signing up for the test now. Regardless, if you’re going to take the LSAT in a few short weeks, you’ve got some work to do.


What’s on the LSAT: Logic Games

In the beginning stages of their prep, most LSAT test takers despise logic games. But once you learn the how to apply formal logic, they can be quite fun.


QUIZ: What’s your LSAT score?

Our pop quiz is the quickest way to see if you’re ready for the kinds of questions you’ll find on the LSAT. Solve the five problems and get detailed explanations for each. That way, you’ll know how to handle similar ones when they appear on Test Day.


What’s on the LSAT: Reading Comprehension

The reading comprehension section consists of four passages and 26-28 questions. The type and topic of the passages will vary.

20-Minute LSAT Workout

Take 20 minutes to test your knowledge of the LSAT material and get complete explanations for every question.

Plus, you’ll receive Kaplan strategies to save you time and help you score higher.

Free Online LSAT Practice Test

Learn what to expect and how you’d score on the exam with our Free Online Practice Test. Plus, get a breakdown of which areas need improvement and how to score higher next time.

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